State v. Ebb Seales

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Ebb Seales
Case Date: 
1888
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Carrying an Illegal Weapon

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
23
Notes / Description: 

On Sept 1, 1887, defendant said to have carried a 'belt pistol, pocket pistol, and revolver pistol' openly and in the hand. First trial ended in mistrial, as jury was deadlocked. Next term of court defendant found guilty as charged & fined $50. Defense agued that he carried said pistols for lawful purposes, such as hunting squirrel & deer.